Primary purpose: Coordinates the accounts payable function by distributing and coding invoices and preparing check runs and assists the senior accountant and controller as requested.
I. Accounts Payable
Receives and distributes invoices to the appropriate departments for approval and ensures that they are processed timely.
Completes coding for general and administrative invoices and ensures that proper proof of delivery is present if necessary.
Reviews invoice coding for accuracy.
Reviews expense reports and supporting documentation for completeness and accuracy.
Prepares checks for review by the authorized signer.
Assists in the preparation of annual 1099 forms.
Responds promptly and completely to vendor, member, and staff inquiries and performs any necessary research.
II. General Accounting
Assists the senior accountant with the daily, monthly, and year-end operations of the Accounting Department such as researching expenses, performing analyses, and reconciliations.
Assists with the preparation of year-end and audit schedules as assigned.
III. Other Duties and Team Participation
Participates actively in all relevant teams. Contributes ideas to the team and shares information from the team with the rest of the department. Supports SCCM's team environment throughout daily work.
Serves as a backup to other staff in the department as requested.
Travels to the annual Congress event as requested.
Associate degree in accounting or equivalent experience
At least two years of accounts payable or related experience, nonprofit industry experience preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central is a plus
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Demonstrated attention to detail and good recordkeeping
Team player who can collaborate with others in the organization
High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise and tact
We are currently working remotely until Summer 2022 due to an office remodel. There is a generous remote work policy when the office is open, and employees will only be required in the office for meetings as determined by the department director. You must reside or plan to move to the Chicagoland area. We do not provide relocation reimbursement.
The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is the largest multi-professional organization dedicated to ensuring excellence and consistency in the practice of critical care medicine. With 16,000 members in 80 countries, SCCM is the only organization that represents all professional components of the critical care team. The Society offers a variety of activities that promote excellence in patient care, education, research, and advocacy. SCCM has a staff of 80 people based in Mt. Prospect, IL and maintains a budget of $20M.